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MSNBC
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
we have spent the last few weeks telling you about the suppress sieve voter laws hastily passed by republican-led state legislatures claiming to be defending democracy against the threat of voter fraud. we have also told you that the laws themselves are the real threat to our democracy, because they would by design disenfranchise hundreds of thousands of voters. well, on thursday, republicans finally found evidence that the myth of voter fraud is very real and they found it right in their own party. investigators in six florida counties have opened a criminal inquiry into hundreds of cases of suspected voter fraud committed by a gop consulting firm. the republican national committee hired to register republican voters for the november 6th election. the fraud accusations against the firm strategic allied consulting began when 304 registration forms were dropped off at a palm beach elections office. 106 of them were flagged as fraudulent. after that initial discovery, possible election fraud was also reported in florida's os coloo sa, pos coe, santa rosa lee and clay counties. if
CNN
Sep 29, 2012 9:00pm PDT
or woman's right to protest? >> translator: yes. it depends on the laws of any nation. all nations' laws are not equal. they differ. in most countries in one way or another this is allowed under the laws. but fundamentally, i do agree, certainly people must be allowed to express their own opinions freely. freedom is part of the essential rights of all nations. no one has the right to take that away. >> if that is the case, why has the daughter of the former president of iran been imprisoned for protesting against your regime? >> in iran there's only one regime so perhaps they're protesting against that. and in iran the judicial branch is not under the power of the government, of the administration. they have their own laws, and that's what they follow. and we have no interference in that. and the government has paved the way for the highest form of freedom for all people, and you see that comfortably people criticize, people sometimes trespass the borderlines of proper protest, and they insult one another. as a president, i'm in the middle of the people of iran without drawing any border
CNN
Sep 29, 2012 3:00am PDT
's positions and their plans when it comes to your health. >> since president obama's health care law was enact aed, 3.1 million people under the age of 26 are now covered by their parents' plans and preventive care is covered 100% by insurance companies. seniors, in particular, have benefitted on prescription drugs. >> seniors who fall in the coverage gap known as the doughnut hole will start getting some help. they will receive $250 to help pay for prescriptions and that will, over time, fill in the doughnut hole. >> reporter: 5.5 million seniors have saved a total of nearly $4.5 billion on prescription day since the law was enact aed. that's according to the health and human services department. >> i have strengthened medicare and added years to the life of medicare and we did it by getting rid of taxpayer subsi y subsiddisubsidd subsidies. >> reporter: by 2014 everyone is required to have health insurance. insurers can't deny you if you have a pre-existing condition or reduce your rates. the law planned to expand medicaid to the states with the aim of covering 17 million more people. but t
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 10:00am PDT
law school graduates, romney also was a harvard mba, will square off and try to tell americans that they're very relatable. [laughter] we'll look forward to that. all right, chris, thank you. >> thank you. megyn: well, these debates, i mean, they're great theater for the american public, and they really do help a lot of americans decide whether it's just a visceral reaction or i like that guy better, they help americans decide. and a lot of the times it's the gaffes that turn people against the candidates. these campaigns, they're searching for the one defining moment, but of course they're also hoping it won't be an awkward one that sinks their campaign. recall 1992 when president george h.w. bush checks his watch during a debate with then-candidate bill clinton. the gesture gave voters the impression that he was impatient and uninterested. during the 2000 presidential debates, al gore got up in governor george w. bush's grill. look. [laughter] just a classic moment where he was invading his personal space a little, and, boy, did he take some flak. mr. bush gave him a nod and
FOX News
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
having an abortion is required to pass a law. does that mean as a parent do i like it? do i like plan "b" or parents not being notified, no, but what i like less is the united states has the highest incidence of teen pregnancy in the industrialized world. they drop babies into toilets and not prepared to raise. >> bill: you see the lesser of two evils. i disagree with you. >> i totally agree with you that parents should have the ability to make all decisions, especially this one with their children. here is the headline for me. do you want to know that an in all of new york city only one to two percent of all parents decide to opt out of this program. first of all you should be opting in. that is not wait it works. only 1-2% opted out, which means 99% parents --. >> bill: i don't think they know about it. the other thing. >> that is criminal. >> bill: parents got to be active but the other thing is. as a judge the state is saying, that is what new york is saying, we don't care about statutory rape. if a 12-year-old is pregnant that is a crime but we're not going to tell the parents that
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
in the nation that has done this for kids and for teenagers. governor jerry brown signed this ban in into law over this past weekend and tweeted about it. let me read one of his tweets. this bill bans nonscientific, quote, therapies that have driven young people to depression and suicide. joining me is david pickup, a reparative therapist and spokesman for the national association of research and therapy of homosexuality, he is getting miked up. also with me right now is cnn's senior medical correspondent elizabeth cohen. so, elizabeth, as we await david, just begin with what we know about this so-called reparative therapy. >> the american psychological association had a task force that took a long look at this. and here's what they came up with. they said there is no good studies showing it works or doesn't work. so no good studies showing this works. they say some people have been harmed by it, depression, other problems. and this is a quote, there is insufficient evidence to support the use of psychological interventions to change sexual orientation. >> okay. >> plainly spoken. >> hold tha
CNN
Sep 29, 2012 10:00pm EDT
's that encouraging. there's something in the law called party to a crime. basically it means in for a penny, in for a pound. so even if -- we saw a defense attorney saying on there, but my client didn't throw any punches. but if your client stood there and encouraged and aided and abetted and cheered them on, they are just as responsible, under the law. and they can also be charge with the crime of aggravated assault and get up to 20 years if that's what the judge thinks is appropriate. >> how about a defense attorney saying, okay, my client is one of these girls, she's 16 years old, no priors, still she's facing that much time, it's that severe? >> it is because aggravated assault has a range, like every crime. it's not what we call a mandatory minimum. it's a one to 20 range. looking at as low as one year of probation or 20 years of prison. it's all within the discretion of the judge. and it will depend on those different factors. can a defense attorney say, but my client has no priors, never been in trouble before and she is the one who didn't throw the punch. so even though she kind of
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
about the forced ultrasound law passed by republicans in the legislature in virginia this year, signed into law by the republican governor in the state, bob mcdonald. virginia voters opposed that law by 17 points. the anti-abortion crusade that has been undertaken this year by republican-led state government in virginia is not popular in virginia. and now virginia women are prepared to take it out on the presidency, right? they're planning to vote against the republicans' candidate for president in their state by 18 points. and that was the context for a really important move made by virginia's republican attorney general this week, a move that could be important for the presidential race in virginia. this week the attorney general certified a new set of regulations targeted only at abortion clinics in the united states. the rules are just targeting abortion providers. it red tape specifically designed is to make it economically impossible to operate an abortion clinic in virginia. that's what's expected to happen in the state. most clinics are in danger of being closed once the rules
CNN
Sep 30, 2012 4:00am PDT
for a suicide attack. no one can stop you. no would could stop me. that is, the law. when police stopped him. he's now awaiting trial. proudly a member of the fwanl, he says no one encouraged him to do this. >>> look at our situation, if we don't defend islam, then we are not muslim. suicide bombings and o'attacks are now daily occurrences in the war of afghanistan and the methods of insurgents are constantly changing. according to the prison boss. >>> the enemy don't use their own tactics. now they use women, sometimes children and teenagers. they even get dressed up in uniforms. they don't fight face to face. they're cowards. >> reporter: the facts tell a very different story. authorities say just a few days ago a 10-year-old orphan boy managed to escape. they were going to make him wear a suicide vest so he could blow himself up in front of troops. he say he has a 4-year-old son who he loves and misses very much. when i asked him how he'd feel if his child was used as a suicide bomber. he said if he wants go a suicide bomber when he gets older, no one can stop him. if he follows islam and doe
CNN
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am PDT
for opponents of pennsylvania's new voter identification law. a judge has temporarily blocked a key component of this law. voters will not have to show a state-approved photo i.d. in order to cast a ballot in next month's presidential election. supporters of the law say it's sdintd to prevent fraud at the polls. >>> at $165 million, it's a steal. the obama administration has decided to buy an empty illinois state prison, once considered for relocating guantanamo bay prisoners. it will house high-security federal inmates and alleviate overcrowding in other prisons. officials say it will not be used for guantanamo detainees, which is prohibited by law. >>> american teenagers are getting the message, drinking and driving don't mix. a new study shows cases of drunk driving among teenagers fell 54%. good news. >> i wonder what those numbers are for texting? i bet that's on the rise. >>> turns out hitching a ride on amman atee is illegal in the sunshine state. a florida woman says she had no idea doing this was against the law. it is. you can't do it. she could face a $500 fine and up to 60 days be
CNN
Oct 5, 2012 11:00am PDT
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MSNBC
Sep 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
and a string of decisions. and the obama administration has said that it glees. it's not defending the law, but a group from the republican congress is defending it. >> they're also going to have to look at california's prop 8, to review that, the amendment to the constitution is that marriage is between a man and a woman. >> they look at that and the lower courts threw that out. they said that under the supreme court's precedence in another case about gay rights, that the california voters could not amend the constitution to exclude same-sex marriage once same-sex marriage had already been offered in california. >> higher education admissions. at the heart of this case, abgait fisher, because fisher says she was denied to the university of texas because she is white. what factors would affect their ruling? >> the court has ruled before that diversity is a compelling government interest. the government in other words has an interest, universities have an interest in compiling diverse classes of students, that diversity helps everyone and that they can look at an applicants's race in making
FOX News
Sep 29, 2012 9:00pm EDT
foreign terrorist organizations use this american account. we can do so. the law you you allow yous us to do so because they are foreign terrorist organizations. we have written the fbi a letter wanting to know why these people can recruit using an american company. >> judge jeanine: did the fbi answer you, congressman? did they answer you, the fbi? >> they haven't answered us yet but we will stay on it until they give us an answer why they allow the accounts to exist where they recruit people to murder us. >> judge jeanine: and congressman, are is it true they are actually tweeting news flashes from the jihaddist fronts on twitter? >> yes. of course. they use twitter just like anybody else and it is an update a constant update of what they are doing, what other organizations is are doing. and also promoting violence against the united states, americans, and specifically. and the fbi needs to look into this. they can take down these accounts. we would hope that they would. >> judge jeanine: congressman poe from texas joining us from houston. thanks so much. and stay on that one. that i
MSNBC
Sep 29, 2012 9:00am PDT
were he president and this passed he would sign it into law. sign into law the requirement y'all come up with $6,400 a year more for the same benefits. and now they say to us, oh, no, no, no. joe, we don't have that plan anymore. well, guess what? they got a message to the american people. they said we got a new plan. new plan. that's going to work better and save medicare. that plan, though, a harvard study comes out and says, that new plan still a voucher, would cost somebody 55 years old right now by the time they get on it $60,000 a year more over the life of medicare. ladies and gentlemen, the reason i bother to tell you this is, the reason i bother to tell you this is, the fact of the matter is it goes to motive. it goes to motive. can you imagine? can those of you who know me? can you imagine me voting for a proposal adding $6,400 a year to the cost of medicare or 60,000 over the life of it? ladies and gentlemen, the neighborhood i come from -- i mean this sincerely -- the neighborhood i come from, that would mean the people getting medicare would not be able to get medicare. t
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
sanjay gupta zeros in what's at stake. >> reporter: since president obama's health care law was enacted 3.1 million people under the age of 26 are now carried by their parents' plans and preventive care is carried 100% by insurance companies. seniors in particular have benefitted on prescription drugs. >> seniors who fall in the coverage gap known as the donut hole will start getting some help. they'll receive 250 dollars to help pay for prescriptions and that will, over time, fill in the donut hole. >> reporter: 5.5 million seniors have saved a total of nearly $4.5 billion on prescription drugs since the law was enacted, according to the health and human services department. he also plans to slow spending on medicare. >> i have strengthened medicare. we have added years to the life of medicare. we did it by getting rid of taxpayer subsidies to insurance companies that weren't making people healthier. >> reporter: by 2014, the law requires everyone to he health insurance whether they purchase it themselves or through their employeers. insurance can't deny you if you have a pre-existing co
CNN
Sep 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
in the sunshine state. strategic has a zero tolerance policy for breaking the law. accordingly, once we learned of the irregularities in palm beach county, we were able to trace questionable cards to one individual and immediately terminated our working relationship with the individual in question. they fired the worker in florida. meanwhile, the rmc and the state republican party fired strategic in florida, virginia, north carolina, and colorado. why colorado? take a look at this. >> yeah, hi. >> would you vote for romney or obama? >> wait. i thought you were registering voters a minute ago. >> i am. >> who are you registering? all voters? >> well, i'm actually trying to register people for a particular party because we're out here in support of rom my, actually. >> and who is paying you for this? >> oh, the -- let me see. we're working for the county clerk's office. >> okay. you cannot come out here and register one party, lady. are you working for the county clerk's office? i got it all on tape. are you working for the county clerk's office? >> i believe so, yes. >> and you are only register
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 7:00pm PDT
care law to bits. you will see the wild video that has gone viral. the doctor is here, next. and senator john mccain, tweeting about the debate. if that debate was a fight, they would have stopped t. senator mccain has much more to say about the debate. he is here. plus, how you can get free airline tickets? all have you to do is cast your vote for president. are you interested? we'll tell you how. don't go away. are we there yet? are we there yet? are we there yet? [ male announcer ] it's the age-old question of travel. the same one we ask ourselves every day. is it the safest, the most efficient? have we created the kind of vehicle to move not just people... but an industry fward? are we there yet? are we really? [ male announcer ] are we there yet? we are, for now. introducing the all-new seven passenger gl. mercedes-benz. the best or nothing. introducing the all-new seven passenger gl. ends columbus day. inventory clearance sale get 3 years interest-free financing on tempur-pedic. save 10%, 20%, even 35% on a huge selection of simmons and sealy clearance mattresses. even
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
law rocked the legal world? and that's not all. there are several big cases coming up, big issues that become part of the conversation in the presidential race if they aren't already. pete williams is at the supreme court. all right, pete. let's start with some of the top cases. one by one, affirmative action. >> virtually every college in america that's selected uses affirmative action in some ways to achieve a racially diverse campus. this better prepares students for the working world. upheld nine years ago, but this time it faces a new challenge with the big change on the courts. who wrote that opinion upholding it is gone replaced by samuel alito. the case o comes from the university of texas which allows basically every top academyive performer in a texas high school, guarantees them submission. one factor they look at in rounding out the class, the question is whether they discriminates, it's challenged by a white student who failed to get in. >> we heard a lot during the primaries about gay marriage. tell us about the act. >> signed by president clinton defines marriage be
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 3:00pm PDT
in to law had taken effect. yes, you might say in terms of the job losses the worst was still to come when mr. become become came in. that is not so either. more than half the 8.7 million jobs lost as a result of the recession had been lost by inauguration day. the president inherited an economy still in recession all right. but the recovery came before the policies could take effec effect. remember this. deep recession including those in financial crisis lead to sharp recoveries but this has been the weakest recovery since world war ii. >> bret: you have covered a lot of debates. you're out for wednesday's to be on the panel but what do you think of this debate and how much the need can move if governor romney holds his own in the first debate? >> there is not much history of debates moving the needle much but it's interesting to see if governor romney can do something he needs to do, get across to people he is the man to make the economy an begin to really vibrate again. do it concisely and specifically. that is a challenge. but to stand next to obama for the first time on eke with footi
FOX News
Sep 28, 2012 9:00pm EDT
're looking for blasphemy laws, in other words it would be illegal to be critical of the prophet or critical of islam. that's what they're arguing. that's what morsi, who's taking $2 billion, is lecturing us that we must do and our president is pandering and apologizing for a film he had nothing to do with. >> i see him condemning the lack of tolerance it. i think that's a really important -- >> sean: wait a second. the lack of tolerance comes from the president himself, and the left, basically making an argument on behalf of or explaining the way the actions you saw in the middle east. they're basically saying, look, this is why it happened. it happened because people said mean things. the truths is, if you care about the first amendment, the freedom to say what you think, to express your opinion, you unequivocally the right for people to say unpopular things and not get killed for it. >> no, no, tucker, i think you actually affirm the first amendment, but you also have the right and you reserve the right to condemn when -- >> sean: alexis, why did the president -- and hillary, his administ
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm PDT
justices in the mold of the chief justice john roberts. now that he's voted to uphold this law, would you still knowing what we know now, nominate a justice like john roberts? >> well, i certainly wouldn't nominate someone who i knew was going to come out with a decision that i rehemently disagreed with. >> joining me now is jeffrey toobin. voting for the united states senator is the number one reason to vote for them since they confirm these nominations. i just want to show you a moment that just occurred in the massachusetts senate debate tonight between scott brown and elizabeth warren. let's listen to that. >> who's your model supreme court justice? >> let me see here. that's a great question. i think justice scalia is a very good judge. justice kennedy. the i think they're very qualified people there. >> >> miss warren who would be your model supreme court justice. >> i think it would probably be elena kagan. >> jeff toobin, it seemed elizabeth warren got that right the first time. we saw scott brown move from left to right. >> it looked like he was sort of randomly picking names out
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
investigating the impact of tough new voter laws in the 2012 election. you can see joe john's documentary, voters in america, who counts, sunday october 14th, at 8:00 p.m. watch it. it is a good one. >>> sledge hammer smash and grab. the fbi has released dramatic video of the suspects who oobed a saks fifth avenue store last week in boca raton, florida. the men ran inside the store about an hour before closing time, smashed into the display case and made off with the jewelry. one customer hid inside a locked closet and called 911. there is now a $5,000 reward for information about the suspects. this sounds like quite a pizza place. a pizza for adults only. why? because the toppings are infused with booze. salvatore chain of pizza shops in boston is serving up the vignolla pizza. it's topped with cherries soaked in raspberry vodka. >> we jazz the pizzas up. somebody said let's put booze on them. i'm like, that would be kind of cool. >> feel like i've heard that before. let's put booze on them. >> in college. >> the restaurant will card anyone who orders it, soledad. >> but -- okay. i'm not
CNN
Sep 29, 2012 11:00am PDT
is not correct, but local law enforcement can do what they want to do and they drilled a hole and came up empty. my grandson told me many times, it's a bunch of crapola. it doesn't mean anything. it never will, and it's never going to be solved. we know what happened. we know who was involved. unfortunately the people who were involved who could be prosecuted are down to two orthree individuals. >> what point will jurisdictions say case closed? we're never going to be able to tie this up, conclude it succinctly, but we realize it's just a mystery that will forever go down in infamy as just that, a mystery? >> well, the investigation itself as to who, what, where, when, and why is well known and has been well known to the fbi and law enforcement for a long period of time. the mystery surrounds the body itself. where is the body? and it's our opinion, the fbi, based on our investigation that the body was disposed of in a bottle of acid, chopped up, in a crematorium, so it could never be found. and all these tips from now on, are going to lead nowhere. >> john anthony, thanks so much for your time
CNN
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
-existing conditions. ironically, the health care reform law mitt romney signed as governor and remains in effect today in massachusetts does mandate coverage for anyone with pre-existing conditions, whether they already have health insurance or not. a bit later in the program, we will talk about one of the few moments that mr. romney failed to strike a tone of moderation. it concerns a great big yellow bird. that makes it on our "ridiculist" tonight. a good friend of his, oscar the grouch, i can tell you it's really got my attention. first, ari fleischer with the serious stuff. he serves as part-time unpaid communications consultant to the romney campaign and political analyst, roland martin. ari, what do you make -- do you say that mitt romney is seeming to be striking some more centrist positions, or at least sounding more centrist? >> well, let me try to peel this onion one slice at a time. the 47% comment really breaks down to two. one is that the pejorative way he spoke about the 47%, which as i, you didn't show my clip, when you asked me about that the day afterwards, i said it was wrong, they'r
FOX News
Sep 27, 2012 9:00pm PDT
rights movement. i wrote a biography about marshall. when you look at reconstruction, antilynching laws early in the part of the 20th century, republicans were in the lead, even in the course of the civil rights act in '64, you had moderate republicans. jacob javits and the like who without their support you wouldn't have had a civil rights act. >> it was more than that. 80% of republicans voted for the '64 civil rights act, the first civil rights act ever pushed by a democrat. only 60% of democrats did. i mean, even then -- >> yeah, and they were the majority. so there's a bigger number of democrats. >> the democrats who voted against the '64 civil rights act, we act like that was the only one pushed by a democrat, or the first one, the democrats who voted against it voted against all civil rights acts. the republicans who voted against it like barry goldwater, they voted for all prior civil rights acts. >> sean: i want to get to this question. hold on. >> there was a constitutional objection. >> sean: why do the democrats always play the race card? you like republicans, black churches
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